19 November 2013
Pricing of New April 2033 Treasury Bond
The AOFM announces that the issue by syndication of a new 4.5% 21 April 2033 Treasury Bond has been priced at a yield to maturity of 4.86%. This equates to a gross price of $95.951 per $100 face value of the bond, consisting of a capital price of $95.506 and accrued interest component of $0.445.
The issue size is $5.9 billion in face value terms.
Settlement of the issue will occur on 26 November 2013.
There will be no further issuance of this Treasury Bond prior to April 2014. The AOFM will be mindful of the performance of the bond when considering the timing of issuance from then.
ANZ, Citi and UBS AG Australia were Joint-Lead Managers for the issue. Deutsche Bank AG, JP Morgan Australia Limited and Westpac Institutional Bank were Co-Managers.